The Day the Music Died…, or was mortally wounded

Shahab Riazi
2 min readApr 17, 2022

Obama, Scaramucci and the Non-answer Answer

The stage was set. Audience was in rapt attentive posture. A President, whose ascent to the office soared atop the aspirations and hope of millions, had just been asked a question reeking of gaudy entitlement and almost unbelievable amount of “rightful” indignation.

In September 2010, almost two years after becoming President, Barack Obama, attended a televised townhall meeting. He was asked several questions but there was one question asked by a then hedge fund manager and his…

Shahab Riazi

Shahab Riazi is a resident of silicon valley with a love-hate relationship with tech! He is married to a loving indulgent wife and spoils 3 kids at her expense!